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December 19, 1703 Attacked as they approach a fortified position, Colonel Moore, 50 irregulars and about 1,000 Creek Indians attack the town of Ayaville, in present-day Worth County on the Flint River
  Creek Indians
  Worth County, Georgia
December 19, 1778 Governor of East Florida Patrick Tonyn gets word of the impending English invasion of Georgia
December 19, 1793 Oglethorpe County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  James Oglethorpe
  Oglethorpe County, Georgia
December 19, 1793 Warren County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Warren County, Georgia
  Joseph Warren
December 19, 1793 Montgomery County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Montgomery County, Georgia
December 19, 1793 McIntosh County created
  Lachlan McIntosh
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  McIntosh County, Georgia
December 19, 1793 Bryan County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Bryan County, Georgia
December 19, 1815 Representatives of the Cherokee Nation arrange a meeting with the President of the United States
December 19, 1857 Glascock County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Glascock County, Georgia
December 19, 1860 City of Colquitt chartered
  City of Colquitt
December 19, 1865 Governor James Johnson, who had been appointed by Andrew Johnson (no relation), gives up the position to Charles Jenkins, who had been inaugurated five days earlier
  Charles Jones Jenkins
December 19, 1865 Atlanta National Bank opens its doors. With capital stock of more than $100,000, and the first national bank in the Southeast, Atlanta National gave the Gate City the ability to fund growth.
December 19, 1902 Gainesville becomes the first city in the South to illuminate their streets with electric light
December 19, 1904 Benjamin Wynn Fortson born, Tignall, Georgia
December 19, 1939 New York premiere of Gone With The Wind at the Capitol Theater.
  Gone With The Wind
December 19, 1960 Rockin' Around the Chrismas Tree by Brenda Lee, a song she recorded in 1958, peaks at #14
  Brenda Lee
December 19, 1982 The Atlanta Falcons clinch a play-off spot with a 17-7 win over the San Francisco 49ers.
  Atlanta Falcons
December 19, 1997 Republicans call for impeachment of Ralph David Abernathy III
  Ralph David Abernathy III
December 19, 1997 Charges of obstructing a police officer are dropped against Georgia quarterback Mike Bobo.
December 19, 2008 Canopy Skywalk collapses at Atlanta Botanical Garden killing 1 and injuring 18
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